Community events

Smarter Rider 2017

Become a Smart(er) Rider and be rewarded for cycling around Fremantle. Ask for your Smart(er) Rider card from any of the participating locations listed below and collect a stamp each time you ride to a participating venue. Once you have collected 10 stamps enter the draw to win an overnight Bed & Breakfast voucher in a Superior room, thanks to the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle. We would love to see the advetnures that you have while completing your cards so get riding and snapping today. Don't forget to tag #freosmartrider for your chance to win a range of other great prizes kindly donated by local business, which include original artworks, bike equipment and store vouchers. Competition runs from 17 March - 18 April 2017. Smart(er) Rider Locations The Meeting Place Fremantle Leisure Centre Fremantle Library The One Stop Shop Fremantle Arts Centre Signatures of Australia Ohana Acai Bar The National Hotel Oxfam Boost Juice Natural Light Photography Parlapa WA Maritime Museum Spare Parts Puppet Theatre Studio 37 Anytime Fitness Missy Moos Chai Baba SOS Surf Co Harpers Food Market Margaret River HempCo Old Bridge Cellars Compendium Design Store Future Common Valentine's Camera House Pirates Backpackers Flipside Burgers Propeller Abhi's Bread Fremantle Chiropractic Free Choice Fremantle Luce Del Sol Chic Pea Vegan Cafe Amaize Homewares Glen Cowans' Studio David Giles Artist South Beach Cycles  

Navaratri Celebrations March 2017

Come, be part of the Ashram Community and immerse yourself into Sadhana during this auspicious time of Navaratri. All Welcome. Puja and Havan at the beginning of each celebration, 5.30pm. Daily chanting of Sanskrit mantras dedicated to the glory of the Divine Mother 4pm. 9 days of fresh vegan, raw food, book a day for $50 or live in at the Ashram for the 9 days @$250 ( limited places). Bookings would be appreciated. 

Sing Sing Sing Not Your Normal Choir

Are we a traditional choir? No! We are an open participation group where anybody who wants to attend is welcome to sing and perform as part of the choir.revolves around one song. Each week revolves around one song. The amazing David Harwood teaches the arrangements to participants, and then we end the hour of song by performing the newly learnt song. Every couple of months we will perforate our weekly meetings with even bigger meetings in magnificent places, with magnificent guests. What do you say. Let's get singing! Songs so far include: Sweet Child O Mine (GNR), Am I Ever…

Elsie Seedling Potting Day w Coastcare & APACE Nursery

With our brewery based on the water’s edge we’ve always had a strong connection to the ocean. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Coastcare to help keep WA’s coastline pristine. Join us at Little Creatures on Saturday the 8th of April as we begin potting over 3000 native seedlings that will be planted across Fremantle beaches and bushland later in 2017. This unique social community event is open to everyone in the community and will be guided by experts from APACE Nursery with the aim of teaching all involved about local species and how to germinate them. There will be activities…

Disc Golf Open Day

What is Disc Golf? Well come along and find out at the Disc Golf Open Day. All equipment will be provided and you may even be lucky enough to win your own! There will be putting games, hole in one challenges plus workshops so that you can learn all about the game and brush up on your technique. 

ANZAC Day 2017 Dawn Service

Join us for a moving ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the Fremantle War Memorial, Monument Hill at 5:50am, Tuesday 25th April 2017. Two large screens will be installed behind the monument, with a third screen installed further down the hill on the High Street side of the reserve so that all attendees can clearly see the service on the cenotaph. Expected conclusion of the service is approximately 6:30am. REGISTRATION DETAILS For those who wish to lay a wreath during the service: If you are planning to attend the ANZAC Day Dawn Services, and intend to lay a wreath during the…

ANZAC Day 2017 North Fremantle Service

Overview Gather around Fremantle's first war memorial and join members of the Bicton-Palmyra RSL and the North Fremantle Amateur Football Club in remembering our fallen. About 550 men out of a population of 4,000 from North Fremantle served overseas during World War One. Just over 100 did not return and in 1921, a committee was organised to raise funds for a memorial to these men. The site on the corner of the reserve next to the Town Hall was chosen as it would be seen by everyone that passed through the town. A total of 105 names were inscribed on…

ANZAC Day 2017 March Closing Ceremony

Cheer on the marchers throughout Fremantle and follow the crowds back to the Esplanade for the closing ceremony. For those participating in the parade, assembly is at 9:45am and step off is 10:15am. The parade route is as follows: Departing from the Esplanade Reserve along Marine Terrace, up Collie Street and onto Pakenham Street then on to High Street, down Market Street and along South Terrace, down Essex Street and back along Marine Terrace to the Esplanade. The parade concludes at the Esplande Reserve where a Closing Ceremony is to take place at 11:00am with an estimated conclusion time of 11:30am. Participation is free. No need…

Fanny Samson Cottage Museum Open Day

Visit this private museum housed in a building from 1830. The Cottage Museum contains artifacts from the oldest mainland Australian family-owned company still operating today. The business premises next door, dating back to the gold rush days of 1898, are built above the cellar of the previous building, destroyed by fire in 1895. The topic this year is " Mrs Samson of Fremantle ....." Please wear sensible shoes and be prepared to navigate a number of stairs. No parking is available on site.


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Sleep Out Under the Stars 2017

Fundraiser for St. Patrick's Community Support Centre. Raise funds to help support our homeless community by sleeping out under the stars in the beautiful grounds of the University of Notre Dame, Fremantle. Music, kids’ activities, and a hearty soup and a roll will be provided to make this an enjoyable experience for the whole family to enjoy. Event starts at 5:30pm, Saturday the 6th of May and concludes on Sunday morning.


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Community events

Fremantle has a great selection of community events for the whole family. There is also some great live music from local bands, dance classes, workshops and much more so make sure you check out our list of events to make sure you don’t miss some of the great local things to do in Fremantle.